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NBC
Sep 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> madam chairwoman, delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> reporter: facing the political fight of his life, the 44th president of the united states made the case for his re-election, asking americans to stick with him for another four years despite tough economic times. >> our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met. the path we offer may be harder but it leads to a better place, and i'm asking you to choose that future. >> reporter: four years later the president felt he had to appeal to voters exhausted by the tone of american politics. >> i know campaigns may seem small, even sill sly sometimes. trivial things become big attractions. if you're sick of me approving this message, believe me, so am i. >> reporter: but obama pulled no punches when it came to his republican rival. his references to opponent turned him into a punch line. >> my opponent is new to foreign policy. you may not be ready if you can't visit the olympics without insulting our closest ally. if you can't afford to start a business or go to college, take my opponent's ad
NBC
Sep 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, and that return long. he won the gold medal in london and today he wins the united states open. >> one of the more popular people in great britain, since the last royal wedding. he is top of his world. the orioles resume and they will host the tampa bay raise. the only game out of first place, what is shaping up as a magical september. >> he needed it. tonight, regrouping and facing it for tomorrow. >> will let you know of the weather looks like the highlight for the raven's tonight. ?o?o?oçoíc';woçwk1 >> we have had an unbelievable weather. wednesday, thursday, it looks beautiful. next, a chance of any showers and storms saturday evening. it is tough to see how that works in here. a round of the midlantic. game, it doesn't get a whole lot better. >> you are getting poetic tonight. >> that is all for love and news tonight. "are you a cool mom?" i'm gonna find out. [ female announcer ] swiffer wetjet's pads are better than ever. now they have the scrubbing power of mr. clean magic eraser so you don't have to get down on your hands and knees to scrub away tough, dried-on stains. hey, do you guys
NBC
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, the biggest american hall had an olympics not held in the united states. maryland athletes have a standout year as well. he did not just mention michael phelps. katie lecky also got a special shot out. and she may have been swimming in london, but she still had to finish a summer assignment for her high school english class. there she is. [applause] >> there you go. that is pretty cool. also at today's event, the athletes presented the president and first lady with an american flag that was carried by the u.s. team during this year's opening ceremonies in london. >> covering the nation today, classes are cancelled for a fifth day for chicago school students, but both sides of the teachers' strike say they are closer to getting a deal. the new hope emerged thursday after days of sometimes contentious meetings between the teachers' union in chicago and the city school board. the union which represents nearly 30,000 chicago teachers says both sides are near an agreement on pay but are far apart on teacher evaluations, benefits, and other issues. both sides say they hope kids can return to sch
NBC
Sep 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
own that home. i'm a taxpayer and i'm a united states citizen. >> when 62-year-old brenda lucas doesn't stay with family or friends, she calls this tent home, camping here with few comfort with a place to cook and a place to lie down. she doesn't want to give up on the place she's called home since 1969. >> i didn't want to be a burden on other people. >> lucas had a house on this land on beaumont street but in february of 2011, someone set fire to her home. >> attempted to open the door to the first level and there i saw a column of fire at the front and i just watched my life go up in flames. >> the baltimore fire department ruled the cause of the fire arson. lucas, her daughter and two grandchildren made it out of the house alive. lucas had to be hospitalized for several days for smoke inhalation and minor burns. she has recovered but what has happened since the fire continues to be an open wound for lucas. >> i needed help from wherever it could come. i needed everything. i stood in need of everything because i had lost everything and i said i don't want the city to just level my
NBC
Sep 29, 2012 8:00am EDT
and go. >> reporter: if the united states hasn't won the heart and mind of this 15-year-old, what about the rest of afghans? >> richard, the fact that a generation is now coming of age post-taliban, is that in itself the best defense of the taliban coming back into power, folks who would stand firm? >> maybe not. the taliban is an armed group. these schoolgirls are not going to fight against the taliban. they are all very worried about what is going to happen in this country. and we've spoken to politicians, political analysts, and they think after these troops leave that there could be a civil war in this country, and many afghans now don't remember 9/11. they just remember ten years of war. and they're asking themselves why? why did this happen? why did we have to have all of this war for ten years? >> 300,000 afghan troops, local police, national police have been trained. the strategy to get these folks home is to turn it over to afghan troops. questions about readiness and supplies and that sort of thing. but are they fighting an enemy who has an organization -- are the taliban frag
NBC
Sep 21, 2012 12:35am EDT
, within a half an hour, it was a trending topic in the united states, which is awesome. so, thank you for the tweets, you guys. [ cheers and applause ] so now, i thought i'd share some of my favorite, "i used to think" tweets from you guys. here we go. this first one is from @onedsheeranlove. she says, "i used to think an adam's apple was just a piece of apple that got caught in a guy's throat." [ laughter ] this one's from @gaylesharon. she said, "i used to think ellen degeneres was called 'ellen the generous' because she was so generous." [ laughter ] she is very generous. >> steve: she's a very generous person. i thought that too. yeah. she is. >> jimmy: "ellen the generous." [ light laughter ] this one's from @ticktokrobotsnot. [ laughter ] he says, "i used to think the asterisk on the phone's dialing pad was a snowflake my parents used to call santa and tell him when i was being naughty." [ laughter ] got him on speed dial. >> steve: that's a good one. >> jimmy: i'm into snowflakes. >> steve:[ imitating santa ] "hello?" >> jimmy: "hello-ho-ho." >> steve: "is robot snot being bad
NBC
Sep 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
if you got the chance to meet the president of the united states in person? well, one pizza shop owner in florida got a little excited when he met president obama, gave him a bear hug and then lifted him up. doesn't the secret service frown on things like that? by the way, he's a republican. we'll talk to him this morning about what he was thinking. >> i think he did clear it with secret service, which is probably a good thing. all this week, matt, natalie and al and i will take a turn choosing the music for this show, call it the soundtrack of our lives. >> right. >> put a lot of thoug into this. a lot of anxiety. >> today is yours. >> today it my day. >> good news for carpenters fans. >> but let's begin with that breaking news. public school teachers going out in strike or on strike in chicago. nbc's kevin tibbles is there. kevin, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. i'm outside the ray elementary school here in chicago where for the first time in 25 years chicago's teachers have gone on strike. this, after a frantic weekend of negotiations that went right down to th
NBC
Sep 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
east, the horn of africa over the last couple of weeks, protests against the united states. what is behind what seems to be this new wave of anti-americanism, in your opinion? >> well, i think, you know, if i can say one thing about america and the way it's viewed in this part of the world. i've just come back from my 88th visit to the middle east since leaving office. if i were you in america, i would not worry about being loved. that's not your role in the world, right? your role is to be strong and you are strong. what you have to understand in these circumstances there's two groups struggling for what's going on in the world. you have anti-american protesters burning the flag, saying terrible things and killing american people and you also have in libya, for example, after the tragic death of your ambassador there, thousands of people coming out protesting against the killers and demanding action taken against them so, you know, in the end, you've got to see this as a long struggle in which we've got to be on the side of the decent people, and there are decent people out ther
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